Jul 7, 2017 @ 18:07

The Marawi disaster has been the primary true check of the management abilities of President Rodrigo Duterte, and to this point, he has been given a passing grade by the general public.

This was the evaluation of Majority Leader Vicente Sotto, Senators Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito and Win Gatchalian on the newest Social Weather Station (SWS) survey exhibiting a record-high 66 p.c web public satisfaction rating on the efficiency of Duterte The survey was carried out a month after Duterte issued Proclamation No. 216 putting the whole Mindanao area underneath martial law.

“The true character of a leader is often revealed during times of crisis and the Filipino people have responded positively to the fearless devotion displayed by the Commander in Chief and our soldiers in their mission to bring the Marawi crisis to an end,” mentioned Gatchalian.

And primarily based on Duterte’s newest approval rating which confirmed an enchancment from what he obtained final March, suffice it to say that the President “is passing this test so far,” he added.

Sotto, in a separate textual content message to reporters, was now not stunned to study of the general public approval obtained by Duterte, regardless of the criticisms on his imposition of martial law.

“It’s the same feedback (that) I get from the people in the local level that I touch base with nationwide,” Sotto mentioned.

Ejercito mentioned it may be a sign that majority of individuals, particularly these in Mindanao, are in full help of the choices of Duterte as a result of they need the Marawi disaster to finish as quickly as attainable.

“People understand that the intention of the declaration of martial law in Mindanao is for the resolution of the rebellion in Marawi,” he mentioned.

Source: politics.com.ph